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Yellowknife, NT (May 10, 2024) – A video by Baker Lake, Nunavut student Daniel Tapatai that highlights how to work safely in a power plant has won the 2024 Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission’s (WSCC) Focus on Safety Youth Video Contest.Tapatai’s video, “Power Plant Safety”, highlights the…

Ergonomics is a safety topic that affects every worker, no matter what job or work setting they are in. Good ergonomic practices fit jobs and tasks to workers’ needs, which help prevent injuries. Practicing good ergonomics is as important for a worker who uses heavy tools as it is for an office…

Slips, trips, and falls continue to be a major source of workplace injuries in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut every year. Almost 19% of all claims in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories from January 2021 to December 2023 were injuries related to workers slipping, tripping, or falling.…

Driving in winter weather - snow, ice, wet, and cold - creates a great challenge for both vehicles and their drivers. Nearly 30% of car accidents in Canada happen on snowy or icy roads. According to Traffic Accident Information System (TAIS) reports, 5% of accidents occur during a snowfall. It is a…